The Baby Jesus Doll: An Ideal Flop

The Ideal Toy Company was founded by Morris and Rose Michtom on the success of the first Teddy Bear. They had a string of hits from Betsy Wetsy to the Rubik’s Cube, but in 1958, they released their biggest flop. The Baby Jesus Doll was allegedly inspired by a visit to see the pope, and…

Jesus Destroys Satan

Jesus pierces Satan with the instruments of his passion: nails, spear, and cross. (Speculum Humanae Salvationis, 14th c.)